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  1. Epidemiology of risk in hypertensives experience in treated patients.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Treatment of raised blood pressure in the population : II and III : Objetives of high blood pressure treatment and strategies for the improvement of blood pressure control in the population. Paris, FRA, 1996/12/11.

    Knowledge of the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in hypertensive patients derives primarily from observation of populations composed largely of untreated subjects.

    Increasingly, however, individuals with elevated blood pressure are treated.

    An 18-year observational study of 8690 participants in a systematic hypertension control project reveals that cardiovascular events continue to be the principal morbid and mortal outcomes.

    Over time, the incidence of stroke and heart attack remained stable, whereas congestive heart failure (CHF), as a first event, increased tenfold after 10 years.

    Diabetes and evidence of vascular disease at entry predicted morbidity.

    Persisting cardiovascular morbidity in the face of satisfactory blood pressure control suggests the need for additional preventive intervention.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hypertension artérielle, Homme, Epidémiologie, Etude longitudinale, Long terme, Complication, Insuffisance cardiaque, Traitement, Chimiothérapie, Accident cérébrovasculaire, Antihypertenseur, Efficacité traitement, Infarctus, Myocarde, Incidence, Morbidité, Mortalité, Pronostic, Facteur risque, Diabète, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Cardiopathie, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Cérébrovasculaire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie, Cardiopathie coronaire, Myocarde pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hypertension, Human, Epidemiology, Follow up study, Long term, Complication, Heart failure, Treatment, Chemotherapy, Stroke, Antihypertensive agent, Treatment efficiency, Infarct, Myocardium, Incidence, Morbidity, Mortality, Prognosis, Risk factor, Diabetes mellitus, Cardiovascular disease, Heart disease, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Cerebrovascular disease, Vascular disease, Coronary heart disease, Myocardial disease

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    Cote : 98-0405274

    Code Inist : 002B12B05B. Création : 25/01/1999.